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Thu, 11/09/2017 - 14:12

On 30th October, UCL hosted a symposium on brain clearance featuring sessions on perivascular clearance, glymphatics and brain lymphatics. Maiken Nedergaard, member of our Fondation Leducq funded network, gave an update on her work on the glymphatic system. Watch her talk, and others including Jeffrey Iliff and Roy Weller... Read more

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:17

Several postdoc positions are available with Professor Serge Charpak and his team in the laboratory of neurophysiology and new microscopy in Paris.  The candidates should have a background in synaptic and cellular electrophysiology, in in vitro... Read more

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 15:23

The team at Edinburgh University have launched a local network for small vessel disease research. The launch event, which took place on 3rd November, brought together researchers from across the University and highlighted the range of research taking place in Edinburgh, from preclinical studies of animal models to clinical retinal imaging, genetic studies and assessment of post-mortem patient... Read more

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:07

The second network meeting took place at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles 12-13th October 2017. The veent was organised by the Leducq fellows, who updated on their progress over the first 9 months of the project.


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Fri, 07/14/2017 - 09:50

Kassandra Kisler, a postdoc with Betza Zlokovic at USC, was in Edinburgh for the European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease. She visited the University of Edinburgh during her stay to meet with the research team involved with the Fondation Leducq work.


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Mon, 06/26/2017 - 09:26

Edinburgh researchers have published an article describing how advances in neuroimaging have facilitated the study of SVD. Access the article here

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 09:11

The BRAINs expert working group have published a report following a meeting of international experts in brain image biobanking. In recent years there has been significant growth in the number of databanks from cohorts of healthy controls and with various brain diseases. The report highlights the importance of studying brain images from healthy individuals as well as in disease, and addresses... Read more

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 09:54

Dr Lucia Ballerini from the University of Edinburgh is visiting the research group at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto. The team are wokring on analysis methods which will be used to investigate the perivascular space in this study. 


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Mon, 05/29/2017 - 10:10

Dr Axel Montagne, Assistant Professor at USC, visited the research groups in Paris on the 24th May.

Axel established a new collaboration with Anne Joutels group, which will involve studying microbleeds in rodent models using both MRI and histology to study different time points. He also learned how the Charpak group measure brain oxygen distribution using newly developed O2 nanosensor... Read more

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 10:06

A new state-of-the-art 3T MRI scanner, funded by the Dunhill Medical Trust, was installed at the University of Edinburgh at the end of last year.  They have featured the grant in a recent news article, accessible ... Read more